Two Arab Israelis Charged with Plotting another Temple Mount Shooting

(Times of Israel) Judah Ari Gross - Two residents of the Arab Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm were charged on Thursday with planning to carry out a shooting attack on the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem similar to the one that took place in July. Sa'id Jassoub Mahmoud Jabarin, 26; Firas Salah Mahmoud Mahajna, 24; and an unnamed 16-year-old were charged with possession of weapons and supporting the Islamic State. The men conspired to carry out a terror attack "in which the defendants would murder security personnel and non-Muslim civilians, and be killed in order to become 'martyrs,'" according to the indictment.

2017-09-28 00:00:00

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